How much does a timing belt replacement cost?
The cost to replace a timing belt for a Toyota Rav4 varies between $399 and $791 based on your model year and whether you get it done at a local mechanic or at the dealership.
|Model Years||Local Mechanic Cost (Belt + Tensioner + Idlers + Seals + Water Pump)||Dealership Cost|
|1995 - 1996||$402 - $467||$716 - $781|
|1997 - 1999||$411 - $470||$719 - $772|
|2000 - 2002||$403 - $462||$711 - $776|
|2003 - 2004||$399 - $467||$720 - $783|
|2005||$406 - $464||$728 - $791|
How much does it cost at the dealership?
The average cost at the dealership varies between $711 and $791 including parts and labor.
How much does it cost at a local mechanic?
At a local mechanic, the cost would average between $399 and $470 including parts and labor.
How much do the parts cost?
For a Toyota Rav4, a timing belt kit should cost between $75 and $114.
How much is the labor?
Labor cost should be between $324 and $395 at a local mechanic and $636 and $716 at a dealership.
What is the interval/schedule?
The schedule to change the timing belt on a Toyota Rav4 is at an interval of 90,000 miles, although some owners suggest doing it at 80,000 miles. The 1ZZ-FE and 1AZ-FE engines have a chain instead of a belt, so those don't require a change. Also from 2006 onwards all Rav4 cars have a timing chain.